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Telegraph Hill Park

Telegraph Hill Park

The park with a view! Enjoy a picnic with a landscape of the most beautiful city line. #TelegraphHillPark

Brockley Market

Brockley Market

Award-winning, bustling market selling seasonal produce and delicious street food.

The Rose

The Rose

This pub in New Cross has a great beer garden and serves a great Sunday roast.

The Gantry

The Gantry

This delightful restaurant and bar is cosy inside during the winter, yet there's an amazing garden for the summer months.

The Pear Tree @ Greenland Place

The Pear Tree @ Greenland Place

The food, atmosphere and service are great! The prices are good too.

Masthouse Terrace Pier River Bus

Masthouse Terrace Pier River Bus

An alternative commute into town or just a pure pleasure cruise, experience a reliable service with an onboard bar and coffee shop.

The Beer Shop

The Beer Shop

Lovely little craft beer micro pub with great music, staff and beer!

The Greenwich Vintage Market

The Greenwich Vintage Market

Some great unusual finds here and it's open every day of the week!

The Point

The Point

One of the most secluded spots with amazing views over London. Not a tourist in sight and the perfect place for a picnic too.

Tai Won Mein

Tai Won Mein

The craziest Chinese serving the BIGGEST plates of food one has ever seen!

Peyton and Byrne

Peyton and Byrne

Delicious cakes, good quality coffee and freshly baked bread to take away - all in welcoming surroundings with trendy décor.

The Pier Fish & Chips

The Pier Fish & Chips

Traditional fish and chips in Greenwich!

Papa Charlie

Papa Charlie

Mediterranean food in the heart of Greenwich along bustling Greenwich Church Street. A wide and varied menu of dishes and cuisines and a great place for all the family.

Hardys

Hardys

Hardys sweet shop in the centre of Greenwich is just like Willy Wonka's!!

The Gipsy Moth

The Gipsy Moth

An after work pint after a tough day in The Wharf? The Gypsy Moth pub is a favourite mooring. With riverside vistas and historical importance, Greenwich is best enjoyed with a pint of Meantime.

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Deptford, Nunhead, Peckham, Greenwich, South Bermondsey, Peckham Rye, Isle Of Dogs, Lewisham, Rotherhithe and Bermondsey

"Peckham once boasted many orchards and gardens - local produce included melons, figs and grapes!"

There's such a buzz around Goldsmiths University..12 minutes to Charing Cross, easy road connections to Essex and property that provides excellent value...

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New Cross is as arty and cultural as Shoreditch and Soho, but with a strong South London identity...

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Hop on a train from New Cross Gate Station direct to Shoreditch and stations close to the City and Canary Wharf.

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Child-friendly activities near New Cross

The Nature Bug

Telegraph Hill Centre
The Nature Bug sessions are classroom based but there are regular opportunities each half term for some practical outdoor field work and some wildlife visits! Class sizes are restricted so that each child has the opportunity to participate fully in the sessions and can be given individual attention by the session leader. Website

New Mum New You

All Saints Community Centre
A 12-week programme combining post-natal exercise with nutrition tips for mum and baby​. Website

Breastfeeding Support

Waldron Health Centre
Come along to the breastfeeding cafe for a friendly welcome and refreshments as well as support and information to help you breastfeed your baby. Website

Lewisham Arthouse

Lewisham Arthouse
Taught by Alison Day and exerienced tutor and art practitioner This ten week course in fine art practices introduces young people to 2D drawing and painting skills. Sessions include use of pencil/charcoal, chalks, watercolour, collage, looking at well-known art movements and artists, particularly focusing on contemporary exhibitions. Participants must provide own basic sketch book/pape and practitioner. Participants must provide paper/sketchbook and basic drawing equipment. Website

French for children

Telegraph Hill Centre
A leading provider of French language learning, for children, through extra-curricular language classes as well as supplying language resources to primary schools across the United Kingdom, Ireland and overseas. Website

Kleine Piraten German Baby & Toddler Group

Rachel McMillan Nursery School & Children's Centre
We are a playgroup for children from German families. We now exist for over 4 years. We play, sing, read - of course all in German. Parents can meet with other German-speaking families in the area over tea or coffee. Registration is not required and participation is free. Timings : Monday 15:00 - 16:30. Usually also open during half term. Website

Little Kickers

Haberdashers' Aske's Sports Grounds
Little Kicks classes will be enjoyed most by children who are 18 months to 2½ years of age, with the aid of a parent/carer. However, children can productively play up to two and half years of age in this class. Confident children aged two years to two and a half years may join Junior Kickers immediately New members will be charged a one off membership fee of £20.00. Your membership fee gives you a FREE Little Kickers football uniform and priority re-enrolment. 1½ - 2yrs 3mths: Saturdays 8.30 am - 9.15 am 2 - 3½ yrs: Saturdays 8.30-9.15, 9.30-10.15, 10.30-11.15 3½ - 5 yrs: Saturdays 9.30-10.15, 11.30-12.15 5-7 years: Saturdays 9.30-10.20, 12.30-13.20 Website

About New Cross

New Cross is a district and ward of South London in the London Borough of Lewisham. It is situated 4 miles south-east of Charing Cross. The ward covered by London post town and the SE14 postcode district. New Cross is near St Johns, Telegraph Hill, Nunhead, Peckham, Brockley, Deptford and Greenwich. New Cross is home to Goldsmiths, University of London, Haberdashers' Aske's Hatcham College and Addey and Stanhope School. New Cross Gate, on the west of New Cross, is named after the New Cross tollgate, established in 1718 by the New Cross Turnpike Trust. It is the location of New Cross Gate station. New Cross Gate corresponds to the manor and district formerly known as Hatcham.

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